Parenting

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Girl, 3, dies after suffering seizure

Girl, 3, dies after suffering seizure

A ‘perfectly healthy’ three-year-old girl who had just returned from the Maldives with her parents has died in tragic circumstances.

What to do when your child sticks like glue

What to do when your child sticks like glue

DOES your child have issues being separated from you?

Sun 24 Mar 2019

How to tell if you have a spoiled brat

How to tell if you have a spoiled brat

In the age of excess, parenting expert Dr Judith Locke writes, how do parents ensure their child appreciates their good life?

'My heart almost broke': Mum's anguish at bullying of son, 5

'My heart almost broke': Mum's anguish at bullying of son, 5

"I had no idea anything was wrong for the first two weeks. But as the days went by, my son’s attitude began to change."

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

A mum has been left heartbroken when the unique name of her first born was branded “hideous” and “unfortunate”.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Bizarre job ad could earn you $52k

Bizarre job ad could earn you $52k

If you’re planning a working trip overseas, this nanny job could be for you — especially if you’re a fan of playing dress-ups.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

$200 kids' event an ‘absolute disgrace’

$200 kids' event an ‘absolute disgrace’

A SYDNEY mum who spent $200 on an immersive Willy Wonka-style experience for her children says the event was an “absolute disgrace”.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

‘I didn’t put my baby down for 7 months’

‘I didn’t put my baby down for 7 months’

A new mother was so crippled by anxiety she couldn’t put her bub down for months — but it had terrible consequences.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

'I knew there was something different about my sleepy boy'

'I knew there was something different about my sleepy boy'

"He’d sleep through the night, and was very calm, but as the months progressed, I was concerned... his head was much larger than other babies."

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

The mum's sweet treats were returned to her with her son's lunchbox at the end of the day with a stern note from his teacher

Mon 11 Mar 2019

‘Self-important’ parent shamed over park

‘Self-important’ parent shamed over park

A motorist has been called out online after being caught parking across two parking spots designated for parents in Sydney.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Turning point changed ‘Octomum’ forever

Turning point changed ‘Octomum’ forever

She was known as the woman who gave birth to octuplets and then turned to stripping. Now, ‘Octomum’ reveals what has changed.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Mum slammed for leaving five year old at home with oven on

Mum slammed for leaving five year old at home with oven on

A pregnant mother is being slammed online after she admitted to leaving her five-year-old son home alone, while her oven was on to cook chicken nuggets.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

'ParentsNext wants me to go to playgroup. Without my kids'

'ParentsNext wants me to go to playgroup. Without my kids'

The program, which has been under intense fire over the past few weeks, requires Julie to attend story time or play group.

’Horrible’ baby name splits parents

’Horrible’ baby name splits parents

There’s plenty of unusual baby names out there, but this original one has divided parents online — with one branding it “horrible”.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Parenting concerns leads to five-star makeover

Parenting concerns leads to five-star makeover

The Stanthorpe Showgrounds has received a five-star accreditation for its on-site parenting room.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Throwing cheese at babies is the new viral internet trend

Throwing cheese at babies is the new viral internet trend

That brings us to the latest strange challenge, which involves mums and dads filming themselves flinging cheese at their innocent babies.

Mum abused for leaving crying son in car for 'one minute'

Mum abused for leaving crying son in car for 'one minute'

Charlene said she only planned to be out of the car for a few seconds but a man approached while she was at the counter and started hurling abuse.

ROAD TEST: The new MG ZS SUV under family microscope

ROAD TEST: The new MG ZS SUV under family microscope

MG has relaunched in Australia with its new ZS small SUV and it comes with an enticing price and list of standard features but one area of concern could hurt...

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Forget the dual-cab, Kia Carnival is the best family utility

Forget the dual-cab, Kia Carnival is the best family utility

Boasting more flexibility than a gymnast, the Carnival is a traveller's tour de force.

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